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throughout the state. i also want to welcome carmen chu. thank you for joining us. we can really celebrate and we can bring this state for because i know -- he does not want to be alone in san francisco suggesting change. nobody wants to be alone. all of us can contribute to a more positive outlook on life. guess what -- when we look at where we came from, when we look at the parents that brought us here, the generations before us, we learned a great lesson. we learned lessons they faced, there were struggling to get past the barriers of discrimination. past the barriers of economic privilege, past the barriers of the new immigrants to this country. they forged ahead. some of us aren't new generations, the generation of kids i want to -- some of us are new generations. make sure they have a big opportunity in san francisco. we hope you do not have those barriers that our parents did. we hope that you do not run into the road blocks that we had to struggle for. we hope that our lawsuits, are street advocacy, -- our street advocacy, and all the places we struggled with in our generations, th
campos? >> present. >> commissioner david chiu? david chiu absent. carmen chu? present. elsbernd absent. [speaker not understood]. commissioner mar? olague absent. commissioner westerner? wiener? >> present. >> please call item number 2. >> item 2 is approval of minutes of the july 24, 2012 meeting. >> there is an action item. is there a member of the public that would like to speak? seeing none, public comment for item 2 is closed. you have before you the approval of minutes for the july 24 meeting. [speaker not understood]. can we take that without objection? without objection. item number 3? >> chair's report, this is a commission item. >> i have a brief report today. this is our first meeting coming back from the legislative recess of the san francisco board of supervisors. i just want to make a couple of notes. first, on september 14th, a number of us, specifically commissioners carmen chiu, christin a olague and scott wiener were on the regional transportation plan which was actually held at the county transportation authority's offices. we had a very interesting discussion. the d
, if we can roll >> commissioner >> present. >> commissioner chu >> carmen chuy. commissioner cohen >> commissioner elsbernd >> present. >> commissioner >> commissioner >> present. >> vice chair wiener. we have quorum. >> please call item two. approval of the minutes. >> before we take action to this item. is there a member of the public that would like to speak on item two? seeing none. public comment is closed. colleagues, you have the minutes of the meeting before you. if we can take a motion to approve the minutes. motion by commissioner avalos. seconded by commissioner farrell. we will take that without objection. >> on item two. roll call. campos, >> roll call taken. item passes. >> if you can please call item number three. >> report, this is an information item. thank you very much. colleagues i have a very brief report today. we had two significant transportation events. on october 11th, we hosted the u.s. secretary of transportation, ray lahood as well as our house minority leader, nancy pelosi at at ceremony to mark the approval of the federal government grant for the cen
consisting of department heads and supervisor carmen chu and other representatives. our key goal is to develop a comprehensive wellness plan to address risks that can be modified through behavior change and to encourage participation and engagement. by working along side labor representatives, we begin to build solutions that everyone can buy into. and this is a key pillar of my philosophy for governing. in particular, i would like to recognize supervisor mark farrell for his outstanding leadership and collaborative approach in addressing this key issue. and i know that as we did with pension reform, we'll be able to work together to overcome this challenge and develop a plan that will address our long-term challenge of sustainably funding the commitments we have made. as well as developing ways to proactively address rising health care costs. as a final note while we can and we should and we will focus on consensus measures to address this challenge, i would also like to suggest that the board of supervisors is able to take measures now to address this issue. it is tempting to c
>>> good morning. welcome to the regular meeting of the budget and finance committee, carmen chu, joined by supervisor kim. supervisor avalos is unfortunately tied up at a bay quality air quality management meeting. i would like to entertain a motion to excuse him. our clerk is mr. victor young. at sfgtv we have mark bunch and jesse larson. announcements? >> yes. please silence cell phones and devices. complete speaker cards and documents to be included as part of the file to be submitted to the clerk. items acted upon today will be on the october 23rd, 2012 board of supervisors agenda unless otherwise stated. >> thank you very much. just going back to the earlier comments, supervisor avalos unfortunately is tied up at the bay air quality district and will not be able to attend in time. do we have a motion to excuse? >> motion to excuse. >> we have the motion. without objection. call item one, please. >> one, resolution authorizing recreation and parks to accept and expand habitation grant in amount of 163,587 from california department of parks and recreation for glen canyon loo
of presenting supervisor carmen chu's honoree today and recognizing him. supervisor chu is stuck on the east coast due to the storms out there and, so, i'd like to call up officer rich chu. (applause) >> thanks, officer, for being here. so, colleagues, supervisor chu is honoring officer jew for his work of the homeless outreach officer for terra val station. (applause) >> officer ju was hired by the police department in 1990 and during his 22 years he's worked on a variety of assignments. he's worked in uniformed patrol, in plain clothes at the academy in bayview ingleside, northern and terra val stations. for the last 4-1/2 years he has been assigned as a homeless outreach officer. quite often police officers as we know are the point of first contact for people in crisis and many of the individuals that officer ju meets with in his work as a homeless outreach officer have shown serious mental health issues that contribute to their homelessness. officer ju does an amazing job of connecting these individuals with resources to help them off the streets, and into treatment and case management t
'm joined by the vice chair, supervisor carmen chu, our clerk is derek evans. notice at the begining of the meeting a few minutes before 11:00 we will have to take a recess and we will be
to the landlord here so that it does not happen again. thank you. >> hi, everybody. my name is carmen chu. why don't we get started. with a marking up with the department of small business -- we have been working with the department of small business. this project started when we heard from neighborhood merchants. unfortunately, they had access issues, visibility access issues. we have been working closely with many of our partners year today to educate about these -- many of our partners year today to educate about these issues. also in terms of board guidance. i want to thank all of you for coming. many of you may have assistance. i know many merchants could not be here. please do it share this information with other merchants in the area. we have virginia from the office of small business. we have roger from the bar association. no carla johnson from the office of disability. -- we have carla johnson from the office of disability. i want to especially it acknowledge my colleague to help us get the resources and brought legal expertise to the table. i do not want to take too much of your time. t
name is shawn elsbernd, chair. i'm joined by the vice chair, supervisor carmen chu, our clerk is derek evans. notice at the begining of the meeting a few minutes before 11:00 we will have to take a recess and we will be back hopefully no later than 11:30, so we will try to get as much done before that time as we can. just warning to all, and i apologize for that. mr. clerk, item one. >>the clerk: item one, ordinance amending code by repealing 12d.a.22 and amending 14b.18 to repeal provisions extending expiration of chapter 12d in event of injunction, versus san francisco and amending cross-reference to 421249 and 14b. >> christine is here to give us a brief intro on this. >> thank you, supervisors. this is a cleanup ordinance that has no effect on the city's current contracting practices. the contracting ordinance from 2003 was based on 2003 hearings and federal law makes clear our contracting ordinances that give race and gender preferences must be based on recent hearings. the law -- that chapter, 12d.a has been joined since 2004. the board in 2008 extended the expiration of the ord
>> hello. welcome to "meet your district supervisor." we are here with supervisor carmen chu from district four, which includes the central and outer sunset and park side neighborhood. supervisor chu was elected to the board of supervisors in 2008 and reelected in 2010. we will get to know her and talk about the toughest issues facing the city. welcome, supervisor. thank you for joining us. let's start by talking about your background -- where you grew up, what kinds of jobs you have work. supervisor chu: my parents immigrated to the united states about 30 years ago, and i would say that is probably the most formative part of my background. growing up in an immigrant family, you learn many things. my parents raised me in southern california, and i grew up in the restaurant business. they had a small restaurant at the time, and i was there every weekend, working -- well, not working, eating. having a fried egg roll, wanton, something good. it taught me the value of working hard and what it meant to be part of a small business, a small business -- a small business, small family, and
in for supervisor mark farrell, to my right is supervisor carmen chu bho is sitting in for supervisor elsbernd, we're joined with supervisor compos, i would like to acknowledge and thank sfgtv staff for broadcasting today's hearing and our clerk
will submit. supervisor farrell.í. submit. supervisor carmen chu.k/Ñ submit. president chiu will submit.cií roster that concludes roll call for introduction. next> president chiu: let's go to genzsi/$tu!lic comment, two minutes per person. first speaker. >> good afternoon,h3 corporate rape of the public library don't give money to the friendsñy>r÷ of the library don't accept money from the friends of the library. i have a little trepidationxvgd about getting up here and talking about the library today. but of course it's not really.'k9s about the library. it's about what happens to our institutions when they are run by7-bív our increasingly government by private public-privatei partnership. i can't completely -- or at least0dk
is carmen chu, chair of the committee, i'm joined by supervisor john avalos, and jane kim, we have phil dillon, mr. young, do you have any announcements for us? >> yes, please turn off all cell phones and electronic devices, copies and any documents that should be part of the file should be submitted to the clerk, they will appear on the october 16, 2012 board of supervisor's agenda, unless otherwise stated. >> colleagues, item number 1 i'm not going to call just yet, they wanted to be here and present and answer questions, but they have a conflict at this moment, he will be later on in the meeting, item number 2? >> the resolution authorizing the director of public works to authorize the direct to have of public works to execute an amendment to the construction management services agreement with cooper pugeda management inc. for the laguna honda hospital replacement program. >> good morning, chair chu, john thomas, project manager for the laguna honda hospital replacement program, you have modification before you to increase the contract from 16.196 million to 16.805 million dollars t
. supervisor carmen chu.k/Ñ submit. roster that concludes roll call for introduction. next> president chiu: let's go to genzsi/$tu!lic comment, two minutes per person. first speaker. corporate rape of the public library don't give money to the friendsñy>r÷ of the library dont accept money from the friends of the library. i have a little trepidationxvgd about getting up here and talking about the library today. but of course it's not really.' about the library. it's about what happens to our institutions when they are run by7-bív our increasingly governt partnership. i can't completely -- or at least0dkse properly talk about t just happened, but i think there's a,w price that's relate to that, and that's also relative toiht the public-privae partnership, which is the loss here, you see in many, many places. of an institution, the purp
. regina dickens, director of office of small business. that was combined workshop with supervisor carmen chu and s.f. bar association which we recorded and is being aired cyclically on sfgov. >> was there anybody from the building department? >> at that particular presentation, no. >> with regard to that, i mean not to -- why wouldn't we have representation there from the dbi, ma'am? >> that was probably an oversight in relationship to the coordination of the program with the sf bar association and not communicating all the different departments that may need to be there to represent and provide information. >> okay. just, you know, looking down the road here, we're all in this one together. we have a huge role to play and it's frustrating for us because we want to do all the right things. information is power, power is information to us. what is going on with the other departments so we're all on the same page with this, i don't know if any other commissioners want to weigh in on this, but it's very important. if we're to be successful and taken serious we genuinely want to resolve thes
like to give my invitation and happiness to one of our supervisors, carmen chu. second as you see my [inaudible] and i am one of the fans of giants like avalos and the other supervisor. the information i would like to given here for our president which i voted for him in 2008 as you know and then i voted today too. why? i suspected and i love what he says yesterday. [inaudible] -- >> i need to interrupt you at this moment. as you know in the board chamber we're not allowed to campaign for any measure or person and i ask to you keep it on topic. >> okay. i vote today for barack obama and i wish him good luck and good luck to you and be our president -- >> thankful. >> he left the white house empty. you know that. thank you. >> >> thank you. go giants and of course stop the corporate rape of the friends of the library and you have to look at their history over the sefert decades to understand the abuses of privatization. in 1990 an organization called the library foundation of san francisco announced it had a goal to raise $30 million for a new library. we don't know how much
'm supervisor john avalos, the chair for the day. typically we are chaired by supervisor carmen chu, who is on a honeymoon, she just got married. we want to wish her and her husband well. i'm joined by shawn elsbernd, joined by jane kim. the clerk is victor young and staffed at sfgtv by mark bunch and michael friedman. >> please silence cell phones and electronic devices. completed speaker cards to be included should be submitted to the clerk. items acted on will appear on the next board of supervisors agenda unless otherwise stated. >> thank you. the first item. >> item one, resolution approving and authorizing execution of lease with transportation and security administration for terminal space to be occupied by the u.s. transportation security administration, a federal agency in the inter national terminal and terminal 2 of the san francisco airport with a term of five years. >> great. thank you, mr. young. we are joined by kathy widener from the airport. ms. widener. >> good morning, chair avalos, supervisor elsbernd, kathy widener with the airport. the airport is seeking your approv
much. and this is an item, hearing request that was actually requested initially by supervisor carmen chu. commissioner fewer, do you want to say something? >> no. >> thank you. and i will now turn it to chris of the san francisco unified school district and we will be hearing from the school district shortly. >> thank you. i am the director of development and local government relations. we have one speaker from san francisco unified school district, dr. janet schultz to present. >> i welcome dr. schultz and i have actually met dr. schultz a long time ago when i was a lawyer for the school district and we worked on the consent decree. we're happy to have you. thank you dr. schultz for being here and the floor is yours. thank you supervisors and commissioners and thank you for the opportunity to come back and present further details on the data, on the status of our current juniors and their graduation, as well as some action items we have taken since the last time we were all together. what i would like to do today is to really brief outline of the context, just to give folks an i
find more information and reach us at sfrecpark.org. >> hi, everybody. my name is carmen chu. why don't we get started. with a marking up with the department of small business -- we have been working with the department of small business. this project started when we heard from neighborhood merchants. unfortunately, they had access issues, visibility access issues. we have been working closely with many of our partners year today to educate about these -- many of our partners year today to educate about these issues. also in terms of
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